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N.Y., N.J. Senators Press Chao on Halting Sleep Apnea Rule

11 hours 28 min ago
The information that prompted the U.S. Department of Transportation to recently withdraw from a rulemaking process that would have eventually led to policy for sleep apnea workers is being sought by four U.S. senators from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

Tonnage Up 2.3% Year-Over-Year in July

11 hours 43 min ago
Truck tonnage rose 2.3% in July, the third consecutive month of year-over-year growth after seesaw results in the American Trucking Associations index this past winter and early spring.

Washington Seeks Drivers to Test Alternative Road Use Tax

11 hours 58 min ago
Washington is seeking about 2,000 drivers to test a new way to pay to maintain the state’s roadways.

FedEx to Open $30 Million Distribution Center in Chattanooga, Tenn.

12 hours 13 min ago
Parcel delivery company FedEx Ground plans to unwrap a new $30 million distribution center next month in Chattanooga that’s expected to employ about 300 people.

ArrowStream Taps Todd Jackson For New COO Post

13 hours 43 min ago
ArrowStream Inc., a Chicago-based logistics and supply chain technology company for the food service industry, announced the appointment of Todd Jackson to the newly created position of chief operating officer.

FedEx Founder’s Son Lands Promotion, Moves Up Corporate Ladder at Shipping Giant

13 hours 58 min ago
FedEx founder Frederick Smith’s son Richard Smith is rising through the ranks at the Memphis-based company.

Iowa DOT Builds CDL Exam App to Improve Pass Rate

14 hours 13 min ago
About 60% of commercial driver license applicants in Iowa fail the knowledge exam on their first try, according to Mindi Nguyen, assistant to the director of the state Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division. But with a new mobile application, Iowa DOT will attempt to redress that.

Chinese Autonomous Truck Startup Opens Research Facility in Arizona

14 hours 28 min ago
A Chinese startup company developing self-driving technology for commercial trucking has opened a facility in Tucson for research and testing — including a planned Tucson-Phoenix run with an autonomous truck.

Details Added to ELD Workshops at GATS on Aug. 24, 26

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:30
Federal trucking regulators will be in Dallas Aug. 24-26 to hear from drivers about concerns they may have regarding the Dec. 18 implementation of electronic logging devices.

Maersk Stands to Get Another $7.5 Billion for Energy Divestments

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:30
Now that its oil and gas unit has been sold, A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is planning separate divestments for the three remaining bits of what used to be a combined energy division, with estimates valuing those businesses at $7.5 billion in total.

Colorado DOT Purchases World’s First Automated Self-Driving Construction Vehicle

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:15
When Robert Roy was helping to create the world’s first self-driving construction truck, he traveled across the country and talked to people in the construction industry. One of the people he spoke with, the president of a company in Louisiana, told him the story of how one of his employees almost died while working on a highway.

NACFE Announces Variety of Routes, Trucks, Components Set for Run On Less

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:15
Run on Less, a first-of-its kind roadshow to demonstrate how trucks use technology to achieve fuel efficiency, is set to begin.

EcoClean Debuts Machine That Scrubs DPFs in One Hour

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:15
EcoClean Advantage introduced what it’s calling an eco-friendly, nondestructive diesel particulate filter cleaning machine that slashes the process to one hour.

Funding Plan Must Continue Absent Infrastructure Council, Stakeholders Say

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:00
The White House’s recent announcement that an advisory council on infrastructure matters would not convene as planned should not derail efforts to achieve a long-term funding fix for infrastucture, policymakers and freight groups said.

Goodyear Names Christopher Helsel Chief Technology Officer

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:00
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. named Christopher Helsel chief technology officer, effective Sept. 1, amid rapid and profound changes in the industry, according to the company.

Terminal Link Texas to Build Container Yard at Port Houston

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:00
Ground was broken Aug. 15 for a yard for empty containers inside the Bayport Container Terminal as part of a new public-private partnership at Port Houston.

Diesel Slips 0.2¢ to $2.596

Mon, 2017-08-21 14:15
The U.S. average retail price of diesel dipped 0.2 cent to $2.596 as crude oil prices were flat from the week before and failed to clear $48 a barrel amid forecasts U.S. shale oil production will set a new record in September, experts said.

Diesel Slips 0.2 Cent to $2.596

Mon, 2017-08-21 14:15
The U.S. average retail price of diesel dipped 0.2 cent to $2.596 as crude oil prices were flat from the week before and failed to clear $48 a barrel amid forecasts U.S. shale oil production will set a new record in September, experts said.

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index Jumps 20 Points

Mon, 2017-08-21 13:45
ACT Research Co. reported its for-hire trucking index in July rose for the seventh consecutive month to 57.1, up 20 points from a year earlier.

Landstar Recognizes Darryl Francis for 1 Million Safe Miles Driven, His Third Million

Mon, 2017-08-21 11:30
Darryl Francis twice won awards for driving 1 million safe miles in his 18-wheeler and but for another time when the company went out of business, it could’ve been three.